Chinese Cities Challange old Metropolies

In the following 10 to 20 years New York, London, Paris and Tokoy will remain as leading cities but the growing cities in Asia will rival them in the future. This is suggested buy an key trend analysis by the autrhors of Global City Index (GCI). The shifts in economical and political environments will cause China to rise and in lesser extent also India.

New York and London have been leading the rankings in the past analysis (years 2008, 2010 and 2012), however, the list of most promising emerging cities has been filled up with Asian cities:

Most Promising Emerging Cities

Worlds Top Global Cities in the year 2012:

1. Beijing
2. Shanghai
3. Taipei
4. Chongqing
5. Shenzhen
6. Guanzhou
7. Bogota
8. Dhaka
9. Ho Chi Minh City
10. Bagalore
11. Kolkata
12. Mumbai
13. New Delhi
14. Bangkok
15. Jakarta
1. New York City
2. London
3. Paris
4. Tokyo
5. Hong Kong
6. Los Angeles
7. Chicago
8. Seoul
9. Brussels
10. Washington DC
11. Singapore
12. Sydney
13. Vienna
14. Beijing
15. Boston
16. Toronto
17. San Fransisco
18. Madrd
19. Moscow
20. Berlin
 

This list proves that in addition to the old metropolies like Tokoy and Hong Kong, Seoul, Singapore, Beijing and Shanghai, there are up-coming metropolitan areas which will further accentuate the ascendance of asian cities.

source: CityMayors.com

More detailed information from http://www.citymayors.com/statistics/global-cities.html